CANADA STOCKS-TSX set to open lower, tracking global markets

Tue Nov 24, 2015 7:46am EST
 
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Nov 24 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index looked set to extend the previous session's losses on Tuesday, with December futures on the S&P TSX index down 0.31 percent at 7:10 a.m. ET.

Global security concerns remained at the forefront after the U.S. State Department issued a global travel alert for Americans on Monday.

On Tuesday, Turkey said it shot down a Russian warplane that had violated its airspace near the Syrian border.

Canada's main stock index was pulled lower by financial, industrial and healthcare stocks on Monday, cancelling out energy gains after the country's main oil-producing province unveiled a plan to tax carbon emissions and Saudi Arabia vowed to support oil prices.

Dow Jones Industrial Average e-mini futures were down 0.46 percent at 7:10 a.m. ET, while S&P 500 e-mini futures were down 0.39 percent and Nasdaq 100 e-mini futures were down 0.46 percent. (Morning News Call newsletter link.reuters.com/nex49s; The Day Ahead newsletter link.reuters.com/mex49s)

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